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October 2022

Life & Times of King James’s School 1616-2016

4 October at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A talk by Pete Finan Pete is the former Head of the History department at King James’s School

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November 2022

Old Pubs of Knaresborough & Harrogate

1 November at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King James’s School, King James Rd
Knaresborough, Yorkshire HG5 8EB United Kingdom
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Talk by Paul Christal Paul blogs and podcasts, and is a contributor to a number of history and archaeology magazines; he is author of over 120 books and articles published since 2010 on a wide range of subjects including classical, social and military history.Many of his books are on York and Yorkshire and include Knaresborough Through TimeIn 2020 he took over as History Editor for the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal having previously been editor of York Historian.

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December 2022

More Deadly Than The Male

6 December at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King James’s School, King James Rd
Knaresborough, Yorkshire HG5 8EB United Kingdom
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By Dr Phil Judkins Phil, of the University of Leeds and Chairman of the Defence Electronics History Society is an internationally acknowledged expert on the history of radar, radio interception and electronic warfare. His work has featured in daily papers, film and television. 

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January 2023

John of Gaunt and the Forest of Knaresborough

10th January 2023 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King James’s School, King James Rd
Knaresborough, Yorkshire HG5 8EB United Kingdom
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By Gillian Waters Gillian Waters is an experienced educator with substantial experience of classroom, on-line and museum education, having taught in schools, universities and museums for over 25 years.

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February 2023

The Bar Convent

7th February 2023 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King James’s School, King James Rd
Knaresborough, Yorkshire HG5 8EB United Kingdom
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This meeting will be held in the School Library By Dr Hannah Thomas Hannah is the Special Collections Manager and research fellow at the Bar Convent in York the oldest convent in England.

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March 2023

A History of Printing in York

7th March 2023 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King James’s School, King James Rd
Knaresborough, Yorkshire HG5 8EB United Kingdom
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By Malcolm Walker Malcolm is a member of the Association of Voluntary Guides to the City of York and a York Minster Guide

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April 2023

Eugene Aram the Knaresborough Murderer

4th April 2023 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King James’s School, King James Rd
Knaresborough, Yorkshire HG5 8EB United Kingdom
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By our own - Alex De Gier Alex is a Committee member of Knaresborough Historical Society and also of Harrogate & District Family History Society

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May 2023

What Did The Romans Leave (for us to find)

2nd May 2023 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King James’s School, King James Rd
Knaresborough, Yorkshire HG5 8EB United Kingdom
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By Karen Adams Karen Adams originates from York, a city full of history, and although had first thought of becoming an architect and adding to the future landscape, instead her career path lead her to archaeology in 1986. In 2001 she moved to the East Riding and worked as a freelance archaeologist.In 2013 Karen became an independent archaeological contractor offering a range of archaeological services in the York and East Riding of Yorkshire areas.

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